Authorized under the Russian President for human rights Tatyana Moskalkova expressed surprise at the absence at work of the head of the Karelian corrective colony No. 7 in Segezha Sergei Cassava during the investigation of complaints , an opposition activist Ildar Dading to beatings and torture and had submitted a proposal for the transfer of a prisoner to another colony.
“It would be appropriate to translate Ildar Dading to serve his sentence in another colony,” – said Moskalkova in an interview
the TV channel “Russia 24″ (VGTRK). According to her, she has already made a proposal to transfer the Dading “to another correctional facility, regardless of the results of verification of complaints.” “The conflict between him and the leadership of the colony in any case emerged, so it is better to translate,” explained the Ombudsman TASS.
“Whatever completed the investigation and will check from the point of view of the disciplinary responsibility of the head of the colony, – we have doubts in the future stay: how adequately to it apply those or other measures and react to his condition,” added the Ombudsman.
She also noted that during his visit to the colony she was met not Cossies, and his Deputy Alexander Serov. “The chief of a corrective colony N7 now on vacation, which for me personally is puzzling, because the situation on the territory of the institution requires that he cut short his vacation and figured in this situation”, – quotes Moskalkova Life.
Dading explained why can not see the traces of beatings, and has agreed to undergo a polygraph test
Photos taken by doctors in the survey Ildar Dading, no evidence of major damage, said Moskalkova. The Dading on the meeting explained that on his body there traces of bruising that he was in clothes. Dading said that it was the use of “coercive measures in the form of handcuffs” and violence.
“The action was at law. They face the camera and say that now would be searched and asked to leave the chamber. He says he will not leave his cell. Then they were forced to use handcuffs. It looks correctly”, – said the Ombudsman to the TV channel “Rain”.
She added that, according to Dading, it used violence “off camera”. But, said Moskalkova, she has no evidence to confirm or deny it. “I believe his words, and to the employees that do show the pictures,” said the Ombudsman.
“He talks about it in great detail and sincerely, but when talking with investigators, they say it requires further research to make sure what it was, and they ask professional questions, how many people used violence, where, in what place, where strikes, if they applied, why weren’t there marks on the body,” – said Moskalkova.
She said in an interview with Lifethat the doctors showed her pictures of “undressed” Dading made the day before during a medical examination.
“On the wrists there are two small like scratches, which are associated with the use of handcuffs on 12 September this year, but he was dressed, and such goal was not to undress him, but on the eve in connection with those complaints, which came from the wife of Ildar directly from him, he passed a medical examination. And pictures of this medical examination, they are confidential, but the doctors showed me to make sure they close up and there was no damage,” she said (quote via video) and added: “except For the injury he received yesterday in connection with loss of consciousness. He fell, and on his head there is a small hematoma and honestly I don’t see it, but the descriptions of the doctors, she is.”
She also stated that Dading agreed to undergo a polygraph test. “The expert who will conduct a study on the polygraph will be from Petrozavodsk,” – said the Ombudsman. According to her, the meeting with Davnym was held in a “trust” environment.
According to the chief a press-services of management FSIN of Karelia Vitaly Fefelova, meeting Moskalkova with Davnym took place in the morning and lasted about two hours.
Examination in Petrozavodsk, not confirmed or denied epilepsy
After a visit Moskalkova the Dading was taken for examination at the city hospital of Petrozavodsk, to find out what him had a fit during a meeting with representatives of the Public oversight Commission (POC) and physicians. Dadina at the hospital did an MRI and EEG.
“The results of the survey no change is detected. On the other hand, we have the word Dading that he lost consciousness. For us his words are enough”, – told the”Novaya Gazeta” the head doctor of the hospital Alexey window.
“The peculiarity of the disease of epilepsy is that it may not have objective evidence after an attack. So at this point confirm the diagnosis of epilepsy, we can not, but to refute also can not completely. Currently Dading in any treatment is not needed. Employees of the Federal penitentiary service issued a conclusion on the results of the survey,” – said the chief doctor.
Earlier media has published a letter Dading, in which he stated about torture and humiliation in prison. Torture, according to him, were applied on 11 and 12 September 2016. In early November, after the scandal that erupted in connection with his letter, the independent physicians who examined the prisoner, found his injury, and the Deputy Director of Federal service of execution of punishments of the Russian Federation Valery Maksimenko promised to admit into the colony any expertise, although it agreed that “after death threats, rape, and after dipping his head in the toilet, no trace to remain.” The Investigative Committee also confirmed the allegation of torture, but the study of the records of video cameras is not finished.
Ildar Dading was repeatedly brought to administrative responsibility for participation in opposition rallies – four in 2014. He remains the only convicted under article 212.1 of the criminal code after her appearance in the new edition of the Criminal code of the Russian Federation in the summer of 2014. The first consideration of the case he was sentenced to three years in a General regime colony, although the prosecution had asked only for two years. March 31, the Moscow city court has mitigated the sentence to activist for six months.